1. Dried Fruit ~ such as apples, bananas, mangos, pineapples, berries, raisins
2. Dried Veggies ~ such as Kale Chips, carrot chips, green beans,
3. Crispy Nuts and Seeds ~ Soaking and drying nuts and seeds reduces phytic acid and enzyme inhibitors which can prevent absorption of nutrients. Many nuts soaked for 12-24 hours until nice and crispy. Soaking them until you see a sprout growing increases the nutritional value and the seeds and nuts oven taste better. Ex. Sprouted Sunflower seeds, Walnuts, sprouted Almonds, etc.
4. Sprouted Flour ~ Make you very own Sprouted flour by sprouting grain kernels and drying them at a low temperature prior to be ground into flour.
5. Jerky/South African Biltong ~ Slice the meat to your liking and place on trays. If using ground meat, I recommend using non-stick sheets or unbleached parchment paper. You can also make jerky out of tofu and
even Kombucha SCOBYs!
6. Fruit Leather ~ I recommend using some sort of non-stick sheet to make
re-moving the fruit leather easier. Simply spread purreed fruit onto sheets on the dehydrator tray.
7. Granola ~ Make yummy soaked then sprouted granola with your
dehydrator. You can use any seed or nut like almonds, walnuts, pine nuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, Recipe to come.
8. Tempeh ~ Tempeh is a traditional Indonesian food made from fermented soybeans which binds the soy beans into a cake like form. It is a good source of protein, fiber and vitamins.
9. Natto ~ Natto is a traditional Japanese food made from fermented
soybeans. It is a rich source of protein, K2 and beneficial bacteria. It must be fermented at 100 degrees F for 22-24 hours.
10. Pemmican ~ Pemmican is a traditional food often made by Native Americans. It normally consists of ground meat, animal fat (such as tallow), dried fruit and salt.
**Bonus Use! You can use a Dehydrator to turn Placentas into Pills by dehydrating sliced up pieces and then grinding. For more info on Placenta Encapsulation click here.
~ Alex, Earthie Mama